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Using Assessment Data to Improve Library Services : presented at ILA 2007 conference
IIT Libraries conducted LibQUAL+ service quality assessment in 2004 and 2006. This presentation will outline strategies we undertook to address issues identified in the 2004 assessment, and evaluate their success based on ...
Truing the Wheel: Designing a Refined Taxonomy for Virtual Reference Services in Academic Libraries
Invited virtual poster for the 2008 American Library Association annual conference. Examines categorizing IM reference questions.
Cure for the IKIA Syndrome : presented at IACRL 2008 conference
Informal observations of a practical and creative approach piloting Blended Library Instruction for undergraduate Civil Architecture and Engineering students, in collaboration with faculty. At Illinois Institute of ...
Do the Professional Ethics of Chemists and Engineers Differ ?
(HYLE - International Journal for Philosophy of Chemistry, 2002)
This paper provides a sketch of my general way of understanding professions and then applies that sketch to a specific question, how to distinguish between two very similar professions, chemistry and engineering. I argue ...
Learning Communities : An Investigative Study into Their Impact on Library Services
New learning communities and communities of practice are developing on our university and college campuses. These communities, based on collaborative learning, problem based learning, and other new educational models, are ...
A Case of "Gray Plagiarism" from the History of the History of Computing
(Plagiary : Cross-Disciplinary Studies in Plagiarism, Fabrication, and Falsfication, 2006)
Claiming as one's own what one knows to be the discovery of another is certainly plagiarism. But what about merely failing to acknowledge the work of another where one does not give the impression that the discovery is ...
Ethics in the Details : Communicating Engineering Ethics via Micro-Insertion
Work is described on a National Science Foundation grant that supports the development, assessment, and dissemination of “micro-insertion” problems designed to integrate ethics into the graduate engineering curriculum. In ...
Five Kinds of Ethics Across the Curriculum : An Introduction to Four Experiments with One Kind
(Philosophy Documentation Center, 2004)
Since 1991, the National Science Foundation has made three large grants to the Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions at the Illinois Institute of Technology to offer workshops to help faculty integrate ethics ...
IIT's Workshops for Integrating Ethics into Technical Courses : Some Lessons Learned
(Philosophy Documentation Center, 2006)
In 1990, IIT's Center for the Study of Ethics in the Professions received a grant of more than $210,000 from the National Science Foundation to try a campus-wide approach to integrating professional ethics into its technical ...